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Milwaukee County District Attorney

John T. Chisholm

Promoting Public Safety Through the Fair & Just Prosecution of Criminal Offenses

RNC Operational Updates for Monday, July 15, through Friday, July 19

The Milwaukee County Courthouse will remain open during the Republican National Convention (RNC). All court operations (Civil and Family Filings, Restraining Orders, Probate, In Custody Intake Court, Preliminary Hearings) will be operating at Vel Phillips Juvenile Justice Center (10201 W. Watertown Plank Rd. Wauwatosa, WI.) For more information about how other Milwaukee County services and operations will be impacted during the RNC, visit Milwaukee County's RNC updates webpage.  

Justice System Dashboard

Transparency, Accountability & Data-Driven Reform

As a longtime proponent of sharing data to improve fairness and effectiveness, the District Attorney's Office announces its justice system dashboard. The MCDA is committed to transparency, accountability and data-driven reform in the Milwaukee County Justice System. Visit the dashboard for data on referral, arrests and sentencing.

Justice Dashboard

Beware of Coronavirus Scams

What District Attorney John T. Chisholm wants you to know about protecting yourself from COVID-19 scams.

Milwaukee County District Attorney, John T. Chisholm and the Public Integrity Unit of the District Attorney's Office want to warn the community of potential COVID-19 scams. If it sounds too good to be true, it is a scam!

District Attorney's Office COVID-19 Scam Information

Who We Are

The Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office prosecutes violations of state laws and county ordinances and litigates child protection cases in the Milwaukee County Circuit Court. The District Attorney, an elected official, supervises all functions of the office. The District Attorney is assisted by seven deputy district attorneys, approximately 120 assistant district attorneys, and approximately 160 support staff, including victim-witness advocates, investigators, clerical professionals and crisis-response specialists.

The mission of the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office is to promote public safety through the fair and just prosecution of criminal offenses; to protect the health and welfare of children who are victims of child abuse and neglect; to advocate for justice for the victims of crimes; to safeguard the rule of law; and to promote citizens' participation in sustainable neighborhoods by treating all persons who come in contact with the criminal justice system with fairness, dignity and respect.

Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Diversity in the Workplace

Reaffirmation of Policy Statement

Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report

EEO Utilization Report


821 W. State St., Room 405
Milwaukee, WI 53233

Phone: (414) 278-4646

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